Japanese or Sarama hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jnckids, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked this hen up about 9 months ago as a Sarama. The more I look at her and learn, I think she is a Japanese. Thoughts?
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't know what breed but it is not a Serama hen. The shape and wing carriage are wrong.
     
  3. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah we didn't know as much when we got her. My girls wanted a little chicken. The more I've read, I assumed either a Japanese or bad "barnyard" Sarama. Great bird but just trying to figure it out.
     
  4. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hrmmm... no other guesses?
     
  5. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    How big is she? Can you put her next to a can or something?
     
  6. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a picture of her in the palm of my hand.

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  7. BantamLover21

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    Looks more like an Old English Game bantam or OEGB mix.
     
  8. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I was thinking the same thing. Either that or a low quality serama.


    It's hard to judge size by someones hand, since we don't know how big your hand is, that's why I said a can. Typically you will want to use something that is common and doesn't vary in size, such as a soda can, 2 liter bottle, ruler, etc
     
  9. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was a picture I had handy. I'll get a better one. We were thinking a low quality Serama as well until the OEGH was mentioned. After looking, I could totally see the resemblance to the Wheaton.
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My gut says Old English cross. Doesn't strike me as a pure Japanese and certainly not a Serama.
     

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